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Washington (purity Pools & Vines 
Volume 2 Feb/iuary 199 1 /IWei^i Number 2 

Officers ; President Veronica Haskell 1 

Vice. President ...... ...... £dwin Mo/tman 

Peco/ding Sexiretary ........ ^^Qffi Adams 

Treasurer • • Vance. Haskell 

Publication & Publicity Veronica Haskell 

Table of. (pntents 
As 3 Recall Si - Read Their Lips 
Photo - John Qhesson Family. 
Archives Jnfo/unation (jLrculars 
Land (j/icrutd - l8l5~/8l8 
A/uruiJjwrtg Pedigree (hart 
The Demise of. Indians in Month Qaaolina 

James Fnanklin Arnold Qemelery with info included about ike family 
Queries fo/t February 1991 

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l^iyrla fl\aMOw-Poper , /V. Q Sylvia llhitfo/td - Plymouth , /K Q 

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BILLY 



continued 

met his brother and sister Hi- final- 
ly mel hor on March 4 at the Good- 
man's house. 

"The whole time 1 was driving 
over there, I was just picturing in 
my mind what she would look like," 
Charles Newton said. "We pulled up 
in the front yard and she stepped 
out on the porch and that was it" 

They hugged and it was like they 
had known each other forever. 

"I fell close to her," he said "It 
wis a good meeting." 

Ambrose said she remembers go- 
ing to visit "Billy Boy" after he was 
adopted, but eventually his new 
mom asked the brothers and sisters 
to stop visiting, because Billy's 
name had been changed and the 
visits were confusing him. 

"I used to go out a couple times a 
week to see him because i thought 
he was pan mine," Ambrose said "1 
just sort of took care of him all the 
time. 

"I went out there one day and 
they had moved, they were gone, 
the house was empty, and I was 
shocked. Needless to say, 1 was 
very upset about it." 

Ambrose said she went to the lo- 
cal doctor's office to find out where 
the Newtons had moved and was 
told by the physician that he 
thought the family had moved to 
Mrs. Newton's hometown of Frank- 
lin, Va. Instead, they had moved to 
Portsmouth. 

She said she believes the doctor 
was somehow involved with the 
adoption, but the family never 
teamed the full story. 

A gentle, soft-spoken woman 
whose youthful looks dcty her a^t.-, 
Ambrose's eyes glitter wi«*n sbe 
talks about her "baby brother." 

"When I talked to him for the first 
time on the phone, I thought, *My 
goodness, he has more of a South- 
em accent than we have.' He has a 
Virginia Southern accent," she said 
*i love to hear him talk. ] really do." 

"And the more we talked, the 
more I thought, That's my brother.' 
He just talks the way I knew he 
would if 1 ever found him. He calls 
me a lot now and he'll say, 'Hello, 
Sis, this is Billy Boy.' Thai's the 
sweetest music to my ears, I'll tell 
ya!" 

Charles Newton said he will prob- 
ably have to Qy to California if he is 
to meet his sister, Louise, 69. who 
named one of her four sons, "Billy," 
after him. Newton has talked with 
each of her sons. 

"1 talked with them the night we 
had my birthday party," he said 
"They were having a cookout and 
my sister told them we were having 
a get-together here." 

The get-together was really a big 
birthday bash, held the weekend af- 
ter Newton's 62nd birthday on Aug. 
fl. It was a celebration to introduce 
Newton's new family to his old fam- 
ily and friends. About 40 people at- 
tended 

In the middle of the party, HA 
Goodman, a man of very few words 
due to his ailing health, stood up to 
make a speech, much to everyone's 
surprise. He spoke slowly, steadily 
and deliberately, concentrating on 
each word 

"My name is Hardy Augustar 
Goodman, and it sure is nice to find 
my brother after 60 years. Everyone 
I talk to tells me he is really a good 
tnan. We're glad we found him and 
we love him.** ' 

Submitted by ; 
BeidJLe Ball 




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Settle DaLL-P.ChBoK klk 
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(Died) paly 1 1 , l&}8 

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colonel while there, but there were no 
papers in the suitcase that described his 
two-year prison life. It cuuid be assumed 
he went home to Plymouth after his July 
24. 1 865, discharge. Possibly, he married 
then; an 1870 census lists him as 28 and 
his wife. Margaret S., with une dwelling, 
in Plymouth. 



He was shot in the 
face and chin 
June I 1863. 



Such of (he poetry in his journal is 
Jighl. but some ts touching. In Febru- 
ary 1867, he penned two sad poems 
while at the University of Maryland 
medical school 

One poem in particular sums up the 
camaraderie of Lewis and old friends 
who called their University of Maryland 
living quarters the "Rebel's Roost." 

Rebel's Roosu after the Departure 

of the Roosters 
The Roost is deserted and sad and 

forlorn/ 
Is the look which it wears, its 

inmates are gone./ 
Quiet and silence are now reigning 

where/ 

Voices of merriment once vibrated 
the air,/ 



Bare are the walls and deserted the 
hearth,/ 

Hushed are the sounds of music 
and mirth;/ 

No longer are heard the clear, 
ringing notes/ 

Snvlling out on the air from laugh- 
loving throats./ 

The once exorcised ghost has re- 
turned to his lair/ 

And thinks of his earth low. of the 
heartbreaking care/ 

ll'hich drove him to seek in the 
realm of Unknown/ 



Surcease from the sorrow which by 

htm was bornej 
Our five are disbanded; "mustered 

out, mustered out, "/ 
But that each will remember hip'// 

have not a doubt/ 
Our friendly relations — which 

never before./ 
Since Damon and fythias — heroes 

of yore/ 

Was and will he more ardent, more 

grand and .sublime/ 
Unchanging by absence, unyielding 

to time./ 



Farewell to the Roost! Whatc'er be 
our lot/ 

Your sheltering walls it/// ne'er be 
forgot/ 

Our hve\ within which /imr been 

blessed bv a s/niU 
It Im h tie ne'er am be nd uj. fare 

iluv w ell, fare thee weii 

In April 13. I checked scarth-rexun 
card files of grave sites collected hi 
mail) \cars ago by Wl'A winkers and 
members of (lie Daughters of the Ameri- 
can Revolution. Tour cemeteries, still 
weic iMed m Plvmmilh and two at or 
near Roper, a name written in some of 
l.eui>*s books. 

At once. I made plans to go to 
PKnmuih, to be where he had been, to 
tiud his grave, if possible. A call to Grace 
Episcopal Church parsonage was an- 
swered by Mrs. Fred Fordham, wife of 
the rector. She said the old church register 
was there, 

Sunday, April 17: U.S. 64 East was 
not crowded in early morning, and with 
no lime for breakfast. I made it to Grace 
Episcopal Church by 1 1 a.m. for the 
communion service. Mrs. Ed Spruill 
asked me lo sit with her at the service, 
and it seemed natural lo be there in that 
lovely church, a ha If- block from the 
Roanoke River. I went to the parsonage 
with the Fordhams, and almost at first 
glance found (he handwriting I wanted to 
see. 

Continued 



AConfederate 
doctor returns 

Continued 

Dr. and Mrs. Henry G. Lewis had 
witnessed three weddings there, in 1872, 
1873 and 1874. I could not find the 
Lewis marriage or death records there. 1 
read every tombstone, but no Lewis 
grave was marked at the church. The 
wind was blowing in small gusts, raising 
white sandy clouds, as it does in the 
spring off Albemarle Sound— a beautiful 
day. 

I searched for St. Luke's Episcopal 
Church cemetery at Roper, a small 
community a few miles away. I was 
directed to Mill Run road, on the way lo 
Mackeys Ferry — locations in Lewis's 
books. 



A wetl-lcnded cemetery next to the 
road listed names like Ransom and 
Owens, but no Lewis. 

I drove to Mackeys, on the river, about 
three miles away. Fishermen were un- 
loading nets, and women were cleaning 
fish under a shed. Shad and herring were 
coming in from the sound, down river 
past the old pilings where the ferry used 
to be. Here it was that everyone crossed 
the Roanoke to reach Edcnton, farther 
north, long ago. 

There was more to do, and I felt a 
strange reluctance about leaving. I sal in 
the sunshine, in that peaceful place, trying 
lo visualize days when families drove 
carriages a few miles north past Colum- 
bia and on to Nag's Head for vacations. It 
would have been such a day as that one, 
with flowers everywhere. 

Many questions remain unanswered. 




of Lewis* wife, Margaret 

Lewis knew he was dying when he wrote 
his will. Consumption was taking his last 
breaths; his signature made by a trem- 
bling hand. After reading his books and 



his writings, there is no doubt that he 
died, not in anger, but in sorrow, power- 
less to change his fate. He practiced 
medicine only seven years and died at the 
age of 38. 

Today, there are organizations of men 
who study and re-enact Civil War bat- 
tles, to preserve the pasL They wear 
uniforms and make iheir ow n bullets for 
old guns. This search of mine would be 
my bullet, my shot. 

This is not the end. There is no logical 
conclusion to this compulsion lo proceed, 
but I would tike, when I have searched as 
far as I can go, to stand at Lewis's grave 
site, to grieve for the senseless loss of all 
young men in wars. 

I am certain there was, indeed, a 
person in that old suitcase who wanted 
out. 1 would like to say to him, "Well, 
Henry, hello. You are not forgotten." A 



httld Like io JiWe 

have collected an extensive *et of rwted on th.e fSpmilll ,Davmpo/vt , PafjiLck , 
and r.bodley.) fanlUe* of Ja^Jin^ion and TynjieLl QouniLe* JKU included infosvnaiivn 
accLtuted ihwunh a paQ.&oij.-pag,e tcan of dome of ike earliest 'Ihdhinpion (ourthj. Deed 
Book* .3 have found a gsieat deal of info/vnatuin on. /lelaiiondhLo* btuiied in 

ihote ,4uch ad ike example cited in £ie December /??t9 neit^lette/i .3 muld be happy, 
io shxute ihld info /motion, with oihen. nenbeM by. ckecking, fo/i specific none* .AUo , 
3 plan jomeilne Joon io take all of ike padi qxerXed fjton neurtletterzd end. ckeck 
ihem agxrindi nvt, ftled . 

Pipage contact ; SuAon Funk -6792 ALlowcy. .7. - : ?o/ithxn^ton ,0/iio 4j9?5 



AConfederate 
doctor returns 



the minuie details and infinitesimal clues 
that eventually would picture the life of 
this man, who read Longfellow and had a 
school teacher who indicated in strong 
script that various long passages must be 
memorized. The search for Henry Green 
Lewis has taken me to the breezy shores 
of Albemarle Sound and to silent library 
research rooms, and it isn't quite over. 



Fishermen were 
unloading nets, 
and women were 
cleaning fish under 
a shed. 



Records of the newer series of North 
Carolina Troops is in the genealogy 
section of the North Carolina Stale Li- 
brary. I made a lot of mistakes, and I also 
found errors — simply because informa- 
tion written down during a war may be 
unreliable. 

There were many Lewises with similar 
initials, and I went the whole road with 
all of them. Thinking thai he was from 




This photograph Is most Likely of Henry Green Lewis and was found among his books. 



Washington* North Carolina, I ran an ad 
in the Washington Daily News asking for 
information, but got no answer. 
Later, I learned he was from Plymouth 



in Washington County. A Sgt. Henry B. 
Lewis served with the 12th Regiment, 
and in battle locations hts record paral- 
leled Henry G. Lewis. A Henry Gaston 



Lewis threw me ofT the track, too. A 
William Gaston Lewis distinguished 
himself in the battle of New Bern. Not my 
man. 

It took a long time and a lot of 
overtime parking tickets, but one book, 
Gvnvulo%y of the Lewis Family in Ameri- 
ca, a real long shot, accidentally struck 
gold. 

A Henry G. Lewis had married a 
woman named Mourning Mills in 1767. 
A cross-check with Tyrrell County rec- 
ords verified they had died in North 
Carolina. 

I cross-referenced, cross-indexed, 
checked court records and documents 
and went back to the 18th century, in an 
attempt to build forward. In my search I 
brushed against other interesting histo- 
ries. A volume from the Court of Pleas, 
Tyrrell County, Volume Two, described 
a will made by another Henry G. Lewis 
who left generous amounts of property to 
three of his children, but the fourth, "if he 
shall have any legitimate children at that 
time," was given a small share— a father's 
dry humor. 

Ths was an indication that the family 
was in a moderately wealthy class and 
probably settled in lower Virginia direct- 
ly after arrival from England. 
Pretty dry stuff, hour after hour, but 
there were many important small finds, 
and each was like a birthday party. From 
genealogy, I went over to the state library 
search room. I was stilt inside, dealing 
with paper. Lewis's countryside was in 
my future: 

Continued 



AConfederate 
doctor returns 

Continue 

Lewis, the person, began to emerge, 
when I found his will and probate 
documents in the search room. These 
gave me his middle name. Green, and in 
shaky handwriting, the same signature 
that was in his books. On October 8. 
1879. he had written that "considering 
the uncertainty of my earthly existence" 
his property would be lell to his *i1l, 
Margaret S*. He died January 19. IKXO 
The will was probated in March and 
listed no property or heirs. 

Using a new cross retcretice rxxik in 
genealogy. I trudged around the shelvo 
and files checking out hieroglyphic type 
symbols like "246 bfr." On March 27. in 
the 1860 Columbia census on microfilm, 
success. Dr. Henry L. Lewis, age 50. 
listed real estate valued at $4,000 and 
SI 7.000 in personal estate. Family. 
Emma. 34; Hatrv. 18. student; Thomas. 
14; Frederick. 1 1; Alfred. 9; Irmu, 4/12, 
(infant) and Joyce Brewer, tutoress. 
From records, it showed that Henry G. 
Lewis definitely was a third-generation 
physician. 

The Health Science Historical Collec- 
tion at the University of Maryland con- 
firmed by telephone thai he had graduat- 
ed there, in the College of Physicians and 



Surgeons, after the war. One of his 
poems, "The Five of Ours," about bis 
wax companions, was written whDe 
there. The smallest book in the old 
suitcase had no title but contained 19 
pages of what appears to be entirely 
original poetry. 

Many pages were slashed and com- 
pletely removed. In the first part of the 
book, he writes happily, dedicating a 
Valentine, and there are two poems 
written as acrostics, in which the first 
tetter of each line is part of a girl's name 
fhe\ are May Morrison and Maggie 
CI lesson 

Tlk: last three poems show his change 
horn a resilient young man lo one 
saddened b> war and the loss of friends. 

Dtjcutiients and the North Carolina 
Troops series relate his military 
history in several places. He was shot in 
the face and chin June 1, 1863. Four days 
later, he was captured in a Gettysburg 
hospital. He was sent to a Union prisoner 
ol war camp on Johnson's Island, Ohio, 
August 2. 1863. He remained there in the 
Union camp until March, 1865, and 
finally was released at Fort Delaware 
July 24, 1865. How simple the words 
sound, but how terrible was the actuality. 
% Lewis and several close friends had 
enlisted May 19. 1861, at Plymouth. 
During early stages of organizing the 
regiment, the company titles changed 
several times, but the members of Com- 



pany A each went on to command other 
units. This was a time of great tensions. 
War was new. Company A inducted 
many sharpshooters who were raised in 
the Columbia-Plymouth countryside 
where hunting was a sport. Throughout 
the fighting, this company was used 
particularly for their specialty. 



The last three 
poems show his 
change torn a 
resilient young man 
to one saddened 
by war and the loss 
ot friends. 



Skirmishes look place in North Caroli- 
na, at New Bern and Washington, and at 
Winton, upstream on the Chowan River, 
where they were beaten back by Union 
gunboats. After more than a year of 
engagements with the enemy, they settled 
at Drewry's Bluff near Richmond. 

This was a war of men who fought on 
foot, sometimes with the aid of cavalry, 
but with weapons that dealt stunning 
blows. 

The old smooth-bore muskets seldom 
could hit anything at a range of 100 or 



more yards, but the new rifle-barreled 
musket could kill at 250 yards. Cannons 
and the other weapons were changed and 
"improved" as war intensified, and the 
casualty lists were terrible. More than 
600,000 men, Union and Rebel, were 
killed in this war. About two out of nine 
survived, and troops were plagued by 
dysentery, typhoid and pneumonia. In 
one battle alone, more than 50,000 
troops died, almost as many as in the 
entire Vietnam war. 

Lewis's group was well-trained. They 
marched on foot and met the enemy eye- 
to-eye. Shelled by Union guns. Rebels 
piled up in the fields. Soldiers' groans 
filled the air, and the psychological shock 
was incredible. In this setting, the 32nd 
Regiment, with Lewis now a major, 
headed toward Gettysburg. Confederate 
Brig. Gen. Junius Daniel's men were 
stationed to the left of the 32nd, ai the 
edge of the city near a stone barn. It was 
at this engagement that Lewis was shot. 

It was a horrible injury. A book. 
Doctors in Cray, by Horace H. Cun- 
ningham, concerning the Confederate 
medical service, describes the desperate 
need for dentists and surgeons to repair 
wounds to the chin and mouth. As Lewis 
was captured just four days after his 
injury, it was a painful journey to John- 
son's Island, Ohio, at Sandusky Bay 
directly on Lake Erie, where winds were 
violent and temperatures often below- 
zero. 

Lewis was promoted to lieulenant- 



Qoailnued 



Mag azine 




Searching tor Henry Green Lewis: 
poet soldier, doctor 



Confederate officer 
named Henry Green 
Lewis came into my life 
aboul 20 years ago, but 
it was not ubvious at 

. _ „_ the time. 

The original attraction was a small 
green suitcase filled with old books 
bearing his name, for sale at a small junk 
shop in Edgecombe County. 

For only $5, a window opened, fram- 
ing turbulent years of the Civil War is 
they afTected a young man bom in the 
beautiful country near where the Cho- 
wan and Roanoke rivers mingle in Albe- 
marle Sound. 

Through several moves and years, the 
suitcase held intact; until last fall. It was 
the rainy day 1 had promised myself. 1 fell 
an intense excitement, a compulsion to 
read and examine every page of the small 
journal in Lewis's handwriting. 

The feeling was electric, almost eerie, 
as I learned his personal thoughts, read 
marked passages in Lewis family books 
dating from 1812 and found that most of 
them opened automatically at certain 
chapters. 

All I really knew was his name and 
that he was in Company A, 32nd Regi- 
ment, North Carolina Troops, a starting 
point for my exploration that often be- 
came confusing and led to many dead 
ends. 

His story called out for research and 
verification, but 1 was not prepared for 
Continued 



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Name Davenport. Frederic Senr. No -_2i 

County Washington Acres_utf 

Grant 25 Issued 30 November 1809 

Entry No, 70 Entered 18 Harch 1609 

Book No. 124 Page No. 313 ' 

Location Jesse Hatfield. Charles Norman. Isaac 

Norman, Batchelor John Norman, County line 

Chain Carriers William Oavenport. Uriah Davenpor t 

Name Davenport, Isaac Junr. _ F11e No. 28 

County Washington Acres 24 

r^ntjg^ lssued 24 November 1813 

Entry _85__Fn»preri 27 September 1813 

Book No. _LiZ Pa 9 e No ' 543 

Location Nathan Norman, Richard Frasier. Eleaz er 

Swain. Glade Swo. Maior Nathaniel Allen 

Chain Carriers George pppd. JoshP* »lnnps 



" af "fe 5wa1n, tleazer File No. 27 

County Washington Acres 25 

Grant 26 Issued 2 April 1813 

Entry No. 86 Entered 3 August 1812 

Book No. 127 Page No.J28 

Location Blount, Nathan Norman, Charles Skittle- 

tharpe. Lemuel Swain, Major Nathaniel Allen 

Chain Carriers Joshua Jones, George Peed 

Name Hamilton. James File No. 29 

County Washington Acres 25 

Grant 28 Issued 28 November 1814 

Entry No. 95 Entered 24 September 1814 

Book No. 128 Page No. *21 

Location Joseph Garrett, Long Ridge, Road Ply 
mouth to Washington 

Chain Carrlers navld Hardlson. Ashley Davis 



Name Hamn^n, .i*m»< File No.jh 

County Washington - Acres_25 

Grant 29 i ssued 28 November 1814 

Entry No. 96 Entered 24 September 1814 

Book No. 128 Page No. 403 " 

Location John Guither. Road Plymouth to Washingt on , 

Long Ridge- 

Chain Carriers David Hardlson, Ashley Davis 



Name Blount, James File Ho. 21 

County Washington Acres 20 

Grant 30 Issued 26 December 1814 

Entrv No. 89 Entered ?a SpptPmber 1814 

Book No. 129 Page No.J_^ 

Locatlon Conobe Creek, H1ery Br, Gordon Hawkins, 

Elizabeth Blount, Henry Harramond 

Chain Carriers Aron Fagan. John Whedby 



Name Sm1th » Harris File No. 32 

County Washington Acres 244 

Grant 31 Issued 24 November 1815 _ 

Entry No. 125 Entered 18 September 1815 

Book No, 129 Page No. 262 

Locat1on lQ"9 Br » Dee P run » Swan Bay Pocosin, 
Samuel yigoins . — 

Chain Carrlers Eftmunn' s fnht Pnht La tham 



Name Red1tt, William & Miles nie No> 33 

EvreT 

County Washington Acres 49 

Grant 32 Issued 22 November 1816 

Entry No. 129 Entered 1 Harch 1 B10 

Book No. 130 Page No. 195 

Location Hues Swp, Joseph Evret, Weeb 



Chain Carriers Robert Evret, Richard Evret 



Name Davenport, Ephralm * File No. 3 * 

County Washington Acres_15 

Grant 33 issued 28 December 1816 

Entry No.J Entered 5 Hay 1800 

Book No. 131 Page No. 1° 3 . 

Location Mark Pnplar Swp . William Long. John Snell 



Name Davenport. Ephralm File No. 35 

County Washl ngton Acres 36 

Grant 34 Issued 28 December 18J6 

Entry No. 110 Entered 5 September 1815 

Book No. 131 Page No. 103 

Location, , lfthn ^m, .Inslah Collins. Gum Swp 



Chain Carriers Silas Snell. Hallchi Hare 



Chain Carriers sn»« *n»ii. Hallchi Hare 



note Fnotn £dLto/i 

Ad we asie beginning a flew yean. ,0 would like to stake tkid opportunity to thank all 
of ike ithdkingion Qounty Qen.exzlx>gx.caL Society member who syiacivud ly phoned info/unation 
wLtk me wkick had been duck an impo/iiani pant of. oust new&letten. . 

ALL of t^O mewbend will be. lidted in ike Surname Onfomaiion . Tkid wLLL be mailed 
a6 doon ad it id completed . wLLL include ike new member fo/i l<ffil in ike monikly 
newdleiten . 

n youji! f dhaning and wo /iking, ioyetken id what maked a good Society . Let* 4 make ound 
one. to be p/ioud of • Again j ikonkd fo/i youn continuing, mpponi. • 
Happy flew VeaA. to you and youytd . Qood kealik and muck wealtk I 

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Welcome - new ilembead - f^anuany l^t) 
£LLol ilae Oavenpo/tt - 1216 WlUon Sineei £xi Plymoutk ,/tQ Zfl62 
Ionian fyeneit - Pouie 2, Box. /J2-D, Ovon 9 ViAginia 2]866 
Qiediena Oakley. - f Pouie k, Box. $8-2, $neenville ,(tQ 2?8jk 
^odephlne Podd - '/hate /, Box 26 J - Baik ,fl.Q 2?8o8 
O.B. Penny - ViAgxnia 

$o OeBuddckene - 177^5 Kooylen - i'lt Qlemend , Michigan ^SO¥f 
Costal L. Vidaled - 7)05 Sutcliffe food - Paleigk ,fl.Q 2?6 1^822 
RanjiLaon I'J. Phelps - /We /, Box 29 J - Plymouik ,fl.Q 27)62 
LouldeA.floman - P.O.Box 7$U - Plymoutk ,fl.Q 27<]62 
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Skif>-8iLilding, On '/adking^ton 
by. : Sylvia ilhiifo/td 

•Jctdkingion ,$*Q WCL6 founded in /770 and ten yeand laten t<xtd ike fwrie of a budding 
^nip-building, indudiny that wad to gyiow to be ike longest in *tke diate .By td^O ikene 
wene twenty ikn.ee /kipd canpentesid lifted in ike cendud . 

Tke blockade by ike United Staled flavy dining, ike Cl^il hunt ike dkip building, 
indxidtnjy because all no/iikenn mankeid ruapidby didappeasied . 

!: /iik ike occupation of i'JadkingJon by tke Union A/uny in (862 , all dkip building, 
ceaded . Aften ike wan , ike building, of wooden ^kipj declined nationwide and ike in - 
dtcdiyty neven zieco vested . 3n ike I87O C eru6U/6 $ onby five dkip canpentend wene lifted 
in ike town • 



ivcudkingion (punty genealogical Society Meeting, 
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Oun monikly society meeting, will be on Sunday ,$anuany 27ik in ike -Jadkingion 
County Libnany at J;00prn • fi/eayone id invited to attend • l ! Je always meet on ike 
.ladi Sunday, of ike mvntk . 3t*A time to yet buuy on ike Cweieny Sunvey . Of anyone 
kaA any cemeteay info/moution tikick naxnJt been turned in ,pleade do do - do we won 9 1 
be iio/ikbxg, oned tukick nave alsieady been done . fkankd . . . P/iedident . . . 



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